■ Research Interests:
Food security, Nutrition, and Public Health

■ Publication:
  1. Rajshree Bedamatta. 2019. Book Review: Food Security Atlas of Rural Odisha 2018 and Food Security Atlas of Rural Bihar 2018. Indian Journal of Human Development. Sage
  2. Nirmala Devi, Rajshree Bedamatta. 2018. Factors Affecting Morbidity and Utilization of Healthcare Services: A Case Study of Nagaon District of Assam. Issues on Health and Healthcare in India: Focus on the North Eastern Region. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltc
  3. Rajshree Bedamatta. 2017. Book review: Harsh Singh, Vinayak Damle, Devilal Vyas, Ramila Vyas and Vishnu Khedkar, Towards a Local Livelihood Security Framework: Evidence from Small and Marginal Farmers in Dungarpur. Indian Journal of Human Development. Sage
  4. Rupan Boro, Rajshree Bedamatta. 2017. Can Horizontal Inequalities Explain Ethnic Conflicts? A Case Study of Bodoland Territorial Area Districts of Assam. Inequality, Poverty and Development in India: Focus on the North Eastern Region. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd
  5. Rajshree Bedamatta. 2016. Two Decades of Geographical Targeting: Drawing Lessons from an Indian State. Indian Journal of Human Development. Sage

■ Conference Proceedings:
    ■ Invited Lecture:
    SI No. Name of Conference Title of Talk Name of Organizer/Institution Place Date Type
    1 North East DRR and CCA Conclave Inclusion and Gender Perspectives in Disaster Risk Reduction Convention of Inter Agency Groups Guwahati 21 Jan 2018 National
    2 UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Faculty Development Course Neoliberal Reforms, Food Security and Agricultural Wages in India: Recent Dimensions Guwahati University Guwahati 13 Dec 2015 National
    3 National Nutrition Week From Famines to Food Security: How Far has India Progressed? National University of Judicial Academy Assam in collaboration with Save the Children Assam Guwahati 03 Sep 2013 National
    4 Human Vistas Lecture Series Undoing the Disengagements Surrounding the Food Security Bill Department of Sociology, Tezpur University Tezpur 01 Jun 2013 National
    5 Entrpreneurial Development Cell The Food Security Bill, Current Account Deficit and the Falling Rupee: Are they linked? Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Guwahati 12 Sep 2013 National

    ■ Conference Organized:
    SI No. Name of Conference Date Type
    1 58th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics 23 Nov - 26 Nov 2016 National
    ■ Workshop Organized:
    SI No. Name of Workshop Date Type
    1 KIC-TEQIP Workshop on Sustainability Issues in the Human Development Framework: Issues and Measureme 11 Mar - 12 Mar 2016 National
    2 Capacity Building Training Workshop on Understanding Human Development: Concepts and Measurements & 28 Mar - 31 Mar 2014 National
    ■ External Membership:
    SI No. Position Organization Tenure
    ■ Current Courses:
    Course No Course Title Level
    HS 106 Economic Development, Problem And Policy BTech
    HS 706 Topics in Economics (Seminar course) PhD
    ■ Projects:
    Duration Title Funding Agency
    2020-2020 NPTEL-MOOCs course on Development Research Methods (Re-run) MHRD, CSS
    2020-2020 NPTEL-MOOCs course on Economic Growth and Development (Re-run) MHRD, CSS
    2019-2020 Research Project on A Survey of Morbidity and Mortality among Tea Garden Workers of Assam Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Government of Assam
    2019-2019 NPTEL-MOOCs course on Development Research Methods MHRD, CSS
    2019-2020 Consultancy Project on A Survey of Nutritional Status among Children of Assam Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Government of Assam

    ■ PhD Students:
    SI No. Student Name PhD Status Thesis Title
    1 Mizinksa Daimari Dissertation A Study of Land and Credit Market in a Tribal Village of Assam
    2 Harish Chandra Dissertation An Evaluation of Electronic Wage Transfers under MGNREGA in the Barak Valley Region of Assam
    3 Mahsina Rahman Completed A Study of Food Security in Rural Assam: Are Food Based Welfare Programmes Doing Enough?
    4 Nirmala Devi Completed Status of Health among Rural Households of Assam: A Study in Reference to Public Health Sector
    5 Rupan Boro Completed Study of Horizontal Education Inequalities in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts of Assam
    6 Tulika Rani Talukdar Dissertation Women in Local Food Systems: A study of Millets in Nagaland and Odisha
    7 Smriti Rekha Singha Dissertation An Evaluation of Gaon Panchayat Level Cooperative Credit Societies of Assam
    8 Nayanakhee Sarma Dissertation Public Health implication of Nutrition-Morbidity linkages: An exploratory study of Disease Specific Morbidity in Assam (Tentative)
    9 Sambashiva Reddy Appidi Dissertation The State of Higher Education in India with focus on North Eastern States(Tentative)
    10 Jith J R Coursework

    ■ MA Development Studies Dissertation Supervised:
    SI No. Student Name Year Dissertation Title
    1 Chandana Kakati 2011 A Study of Public Distribution System in Assam
    2 Mahsina Rahman 2011 Access to Universal Primary Education in Assam
    3 Pranti Dutta 2011 Assessment of Health Inequality: A case from Assam